Kid Laroi cancels Melbourne concert 40 minutes after start time

Fans have been left reeling after The Kid Laroi cancelled his Friday night show in Melbourne, almost 40 minutes after he was supposed to take the stage.The Australian rapper was meant to appear on stage at 9pm but ended up calling the performance off at 9.35pm, citing illness as the reason.In an Instagram story, the Kid Laroi apologised for the situation writing, "Melbourne - to say that I'm sorry is an understatement."READ MORE: Sarah put on ad on Gumtree and found the love of her life"I still felt strange, but I started to feel like I was getting a little better, so I kept going with it," he said."After soundcheck, it got worse, I told my team, and we debated what to do. I wanted to perform still."The musician said his team brought in doctors who supplied and IV drip to try and remedy him."But as the night went on, it got worse, to the point it was hard for me to stand up or go to the bathroom," he said.He continued, "This is my first ever tour and I absolutely hate to have to do this, especially so last minute as its not fair to you guys.""I would be lying to you if I told you i was okay to come up and perform for you."READ MORE: Melrose Place actor Brad Johnson dies age 62 from COVID-19Despite his apology, fans who had gathered at the Rod Laver Arena expressed outrage at the cancellation, with many taking to social media to vent about the outcome.One user wrote, "Imagine @thekidlaroi cancelling his Melbourne show 40 mins AFTER IT WAS MEANT TO START if you're too sick at the sound check, you're going to be sick for the show! Should've said something earlier."Another added, "Look I'm no musician myself, but surely you'd realise way before 40 minutes after your were supposed to start ur gig that you were too sick to go on??? Kid Laroi breaking lots of hearts tonight."READ MORE: Kate Middleton gives rare update on Queen after monarch skipped major Jubilee eventhttps://twitter.com/AlanahBanana98/status/1532691709129154562?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwOthers speculated that the rapper had cancelled due to a hangover, after he was reportedly seen at Melbourne nightclub 170 Russell St the night before."The Kid Laroi cancelling his show after a rowdy night at billboards. He really is a man of the people because we've all chucked a sickie at 18 after a night at boards," one wrote.Another added, "2.5hr drive to get here and 3hrs in the arena to find out Kid Laroi's hungover from Billboards last night and has postponed his show, raginggg."For a daily dose of 9Honey, subscribe to our newsletter here.

Kid Laroi cancels Melbourne concert 40 minutes after start time

Fans have been left reeling after The Kid Laroi cancelled his Friday night show in Melbourne, almost 40 minutes after he was supposed to take the stage.

The Australian rapper was meant to appear on stage at 9pm but ended up calling the performance off at 9.35pm, citing illness as the reason.

In an Instagram story, the Kid Laroi apologised for the situation writing, "Melbourne - to say that I'm sorry is an understatement."

READ MORE: Sarah put on ad on Gumtree and found the love of her life

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"I still felt strange, but I started to feel like I was getting a little better, so I kept going with it," he said.

"After soundcheck, it got worse, I told my team, and we debated what to do. I wanted to perform still."

The musician said his team brought in doctors who supplied and IV drip to try and remedy him.

"But as the night went on, it got worse, to the point it was hard for me to stand up or go to the bathroom," he said.

He continued, "This is my first ever tour and I absolutely hate to have to do this, especially so last minute as its not fair to you guys."

"I would be lying to you if I told you i was okay to come up and perform for you."

READ MORE: Melrose Place actor Brad Johnson dies age 62 from COVID-19

The Kid Laroi apologises to fan after concert cancellation.

Despite his apology, fans who had gathered at the Rod Laver Arena expressed outrage at the cancellation, with many taking to social media to vent about the outcome.

One user wrote, "Imagine @thekidlaroi cancelling his Melbourne show 40 mins AFTER IT WAS MEANT TO START if you're too sick at the sound check, you're going to be sick for the show! Should've said something earlier."

Another added, "Look I'm no musician myself, but surely you'd realise way before 40 minutes after your were supposed to start ur gig that you were too sick to go on??? Kid Laroi breaking lots of hearts tonight."

READ MORE: Kate Middleton gives rare update on Queen after monarch skipped major Jubilee event

https://twitter.com/AlanahBanana98/status/1532691709129154562?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Others speculated that the rapper had cancelled due to a hangover, after he was reportedly seen at Melbourne nightclub 170 Russell St the night before.

"The Kid Laroi cancelling his show after a rowdy night at billboards. He really is a man of the people because we've all chucked a sickie at 18 after a night at boards," one wrote.

Another added, "2.5hr drive to get here and 3hrs in the arena to find out Kid Laroi's hungover from Billboards last night and has postponed his show, raginggg."

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